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Re: sudo password vs. login

Joseph Smidt writes:
> Is there any way to make the sudo password different from the login
> password?  Wouldn't that make it more secure?

That would make it less secure.  Requiring your password confirms that you
are you, allowing sudo to log the fact that you used sudo and to restrict
you to those privileges that sudo is configured to permit you to exercise.
John Hasler

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